SINGAPORE — Add this to the list of holiday woes for hoverboard owners who want to travel with their ride.

Singapore Airlines posted a notice on its website on Sunday, saying it won’t allow passengers to carry their hoverboards onto flights, whether hand-carried or in checked in baggage.

It pointed to all “small lithium battery-powered personal transportation devices,” naming hoverboards, solowheels and airwheels in its updated travel restrictions page.


Singapore Airlines is the latest in a string of carriers that have moved to ban hoverboards, citing fire hazards following numerous reports of hoverboards catching fire or exploding. Read more…

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